Sadly Michael died on October 17. this was my eulogy. First, I must thank everyone for the overwhelming cards,flowers,texts,emails and messages of condolence we have received.. I must also pay tribute to our children, who have surrounded me with love and support these past few weeks. His nephew wrote to Victoria ( his daughter) last … Continue reading
Category Archives: Reflection
HERE STARTS THE THIRD AGE
DAY 18 All our lives we plan and look forward to the day we can retire, but on my last day of work i did not have any of the emotional reactions I expected. No tears, no relief, no joy. I was a little sad in the morning, thinking that after 45 years, this would be … Continue reading
THE BIG “R” BECKONS…….how do I decide?
Quote“The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” Vince Lombardi So, I’ve downsized my life, my house, thrown away all the clutter of the past, paid off the mortgage, reorganised my finances so I can live within my means, I’ve even made a new will. The apartment is clean, the car is serviced. Yet … Continue reading
TALKING BROKEN BISCUITS!
I have been getting a bit obsessed with my mortality recently. As I approach another milestone birthday, I am aware that there may not be much time left so I want to make the most of things and live for each day. Trouble is I am spending so much time thinking about these things that … Continue reading
AN ETERNAL TRUTH? ……
“the only failure in life is not being true to your own truth” This quote was the subject for my meditation today. On the surface it seems wise enough but digging deeper, what is my truth? The all powerful God I was taught about as a child and no longer believe in?. The religion … Continue reading